Tag: Janet Joliat

For Better or Worse...Part 1

This weekend found me in my homeland, Detroit,   for a momentously happy occasion. My brother Paul’s beautiful daughter Jillian Joliat was married to Rob Dare. It is the culmination of a five year courtship, punctuated by distances and adaptation.  The marriage will not change that: Rob will finish law school in Pittsburgh and Jillian... Read more »

Bullying is not presidential

When I was in grade school,  I passed under a Grand Trunk Railroad viaduct every day.  This landmark meant I had covered 11 blocks and was home stretching.  I could see my house as I emerged from its concrete arches.  The gray walls that supported the trains were often embellished with chalked or painted evidence... Read more »